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Voting urged to help Pollinating the Peak project win £25,000

An exciting initiative to protect bumblebees and wild pollinators – including the scarce Bilberry bumblebee – across the Peak District and Derbyshire could receive a major boost if conservation charity Bumblebee Conservation Trust wins an online vote.

People are being urged to support the charity’s Pollinating the Peak project, which is shortlisted to win £25,000 in the Aviva Community Fund, in an online vote running from 21 October-18 November 2016.

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State of Nature 2016

On Wednesday 14 September 2016, the State of Nature 2016 UK report was launched by Sir David Attenborough and UK conservation and research organisations at the Royal Society in London.

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The Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s reaction to the EU referendum results – ‘Business as usual’

On 23 June, the UK’s population voted to leave the European Union.

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Celebrating our 10 year anniversary on the BBC Lifeline Appeal!

The BBC Lifeline is a monthly 10 minute programme broadcast on BBC One and BBC Two highlighting the work of a charity and appealing for donations to support its activities. The appeal aims to provide an opportunity for raising money and awareness of the chosen charity. This appeal is a fantastic way to engage with the BBC's audience.

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Peak District pollination hotspot bid wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

An initiative by Bumblebee Conservation Trust to transform the Peak District into a pollination hotspot is set to launch after receiving earmarked support of £850,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The conservation charity’s four-year Pollinating the Peak project will work with communities, local authorities and landowners to create and restore at least 300 hectares of flower-rich habitat for native wild bee species and pollinators, and also aims to involve hundreds of gardens.

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